Falfurrias High School senior, Diana De Los Santos, was presented a $500 Coastal Bend College scholarship by Dr. Janet M. Cunningham, Executive Director of Citizens for Educational Excellence/Coastal Bend Partners for College and Career Readiness during the recent Ready For College and Career (R4C2) event held at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.
Coastal Bend College – Alice Campus TRiO Educational Talent Search recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a grant award of $230,000 for a five-year extension of the federal program.
Coastal Bend College student Veronique Ramirez worked with the staffs of both Texas State District 35 Representative Jose Aliseda and Texas State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa (District 20). She spent two days in Austin inputting data, greeting capitol visitors, answering phones and doing legislative research. She was given a staff identification badge for errands that required her to have special access to non-public areas of the capitol building.
Coastal Bend College recognizes students for academic achievement during the Spring 2011 semester. Students named to the scholastic leadership roll, also called the “dean’s list,” completed 12 or more semester hours with passing grades in all courses and earned a semester grade-point-average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Coastal Bend College will hold commencement on May 13 at 7 p.m. on the main campus in Beeville. Degree- and certificate-earning students from campuses in Alice, Beeville, Kingsville and Pleasanton will participate in the outdoor ceremony. CBC Main Campus is located at 3800 Charco Road in Beeville, Texas.